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4.47 / 5

Park Terrace Reviews

18 Reviews by Students
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Couldn't ask for a better location and price in comparison to other en-suites is decent. No central communal area which is disappointing. Cleaners come twice a week but in larger flats, this is not enough. Charging £25 per room lock out is a joke, especially as they only give you one card and that is needed for room electricity. Kitchen is brilliant for cooking needs, but I'd advise to bring your own cutlery!

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By cdickinson_
On 11th April 15

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Featured review

Couldn't ask for a better location and price in comparison to other en-suites is decent. No central communal area which is disappointing. Cleaners come twice a week but in larger flats, this is not enough. Charging £25 per room lock out is a joke, especially as they only give you one card and that is needed for room electricity. Kitchen is brilliant for cooking needs, but I'd advise to bring your own cutlery!

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By cdickinson_
On 11th April 15

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CampusMain Campus
PostcodeNE1 7RU
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms200
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18 Park Terrace Reviews


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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 11th April 15

Couldn't ask for a better location and price in comparison to other en-suites is decent. No central communal area which is disappointing. Cleaners come twice a week but in larger flats, this is not enough. Charging £25 per room lock out is a joke, especially as they only give you one card and that is needed for room electricity. Kitchen is brilliant for cooking needs, but I'd advise to bring your own cutlery!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 26th April 16

Park Terrace is one of the best accommodations at Newcastle. Flats are similar to a high end hotel standard. Bedrooms are excellent - never have had any issues with anything breaking or not working. The reception opening times are a nightmare to collect post and when you finally do get into reception, staff are generally okay with the exception of one member who is constantly rude and unhelpful. The keys that are provided are digital smart cards which are used to also operate the electricity in your bedroom. This is quite annoying as you cannot leave your electricity on in your room and go out for the day (with the exception of the sockets on the desk) - quite irritating as I couldn't use an alarm clock next to my bed. The keys also present more problems as you are required to insert the key into a slot in the wall to operate electricity which quite often means you forget to take the key with you when you leave the room - this will result in a £25 fine so that the staff can let you in!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 12th January 16

Really good and new accommdation, really lively and in a great location(between library and campus), nice size rooms and good ensuite. Only down side is you get key cards instead of keys and its like a hotel where the key card is needed to access your room and to power the electricity. If you lock your key inside the room the security team charge you to open your room outside hours. The postcode is new so isn't update on all maps so sometimes if you order takeaway you have to direct the driver. Overall the accommodation is really amazing and the people here are amazing too.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 12th January 16

I can wake up at 8.55 and make my 9.00 lecture.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 9th November 15

Likened to a 5 star hotel, Park Terrace is both convenient and comfortable. There is great inter-flat interaction and the internet is more than fast enough. Staff are friendly and helpful and being right on campus means it's very convenient to get to lectures in the morning.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 11th January 17
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 20th December 16

No common room but overall really sociable halls to be in! Usually large flats, great facilities, en suite bathrooms are great. Room sizes are very decent and haven't met anyone who is short of storage! Kitchens are pretty new as well and plenty of storage for everyone's things in the communal space. 5 minute walk to student union, 5 minute walk to campus, 10 minute walk to the gym/sports centre. About 5-10 minute walk to dental/medical school. Also really close to the library about 5 minutes walk again! Overall would highly recommend. Only thing is it's fairly expensive compared to other accommodations

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 23rd March 16
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 13th January 16

Very clean, very spacious and probably the nicest offering from Newcastle. My only complaints are the silly office opening times for post and how silly the door locks can be.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 12th January 16
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 12th January 16

Two minutes from the Student Union. Brilliant, new building. Everything awesome except for the internet blocking Steam and most online gaming systems.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 2nd December 15

Best accommodation of them all

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 1st December 15

Very happy here. Would recommend to new students. Bit worried that next year's house will be a disappointment !

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 17th March 15
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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 17th March 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 17th March 15
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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 15th March 15

location is ridiculously good, top quality facilities.

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 14th March 15
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